OMIA:000450-9940 : Hemimelia, generic in Ovis aries (sheep)

In other species: dog , goat

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of all or part of the distal part of a limb.

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000450-9940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2008 Scholes, S.F., Reichel, R., Willmington, J., Daniel, R. :
Malformations including hemimelia and amelia in sheep. Vet Rec 163:96, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18641384.
1993 Ramadan, R.O. :
A Case Report - Hemimelia and Ectrodactyly in a Najdi Sheep Agri - Practice 14:30-32, 1993.
1983 Allen, J.G., Fenny, R.E., Buckman, P.G., Hunt, B.R., Morcombe, P.W. :
Hemimelia in lambs. Aust Vet J 60:283-4, 1983. Pubmed reference: 6651693.
Hawkins, C.D., Skirrow, S.Z., Wyburn, R.S., Howell, J.M. :
Hemimelia and low marking percentage in a flock of Merino ewes and lambs. Aust Vet J 60:22-4, 1983. Pubmed reference: 6830545.

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